Factors Affecting the Tuberculosis Risk in Patients Receiving Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Treatment


Borekci S. , Atahan E., Yilmaz D. D. , Mazican N., Duman B., Ozguler Y., et al.

RESPIRATION, cilt.90, ss.191-198, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 90 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1159/000434684
  • Dergi Adı: RESPIRATION
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.191-198

Özet

Background: Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha inhibitors are known to increase the risk of tuberculosis (TB). Objectives: To examine the factors associated with an increased risk of TB in patients receiving anti-TNF-alpha treatment (aTNF-alpha-T).